A SOMOAN judge in The Hague made history today by declaring that Charles Taylor, the former president of Liberia, was guilty of aiding and abetting the multiple atrocities committed by a rebel force in neighbouring Sierra Leone. It was a rare example of a former head of states being convicted by an international court, and advocates of cross-border justice immediately, hailed the verdict as a welcome precedent.
Alpha blogs about the trial of the former President of Sierra Leone: “Charles Taylor today accused Britain of transporting arms to Sierra Leone in violation of a United Nations arms embargo on the country, and of using him as a scap... Read Post
By Ndesanjo Macha Alpha Sesay writes about the testimony Isa Sesay, the former interim leader of the Sierra Leonean rebel group that Charles Taylor is accused of providing support at the Charles Taylor trial at the Hague. Read Post